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    Trump says he’d consider recognizing Crimea as part of Russia
    Aug05

    Trump says he’d consider recognizing Crimea as part of Russia

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump has outraged Ukrainian Americans, and others, with his recent comments indicating that he would consider recognizing Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula. “I’m going to take a look at it,” Mr. Trump said in an interview broadcast on July 31 on the...

    Moscow’s Donbas ‘curators’ seek to quell  panic among soldiers in separatist Donetsk
    Aug05

    Moscow’s Donbas ‘curators’ seek to quell panic among soldiers in separatist Donetsk

    One of the darkest parts of the murky history of Moscow’s “hybrid” war in Ukraine is the role of Russian “curators” – the Russian advisors who direct the activities of the military and civilian structures in the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk peoples’ republics (DPR, LPR) on the basis of orders they receive directly from the […]...

    The presidential election: Can we make a difference?
    Aug05

    The presidential election: Can we make a difference?

    Dear Editor: For the record I do not like Hillary Clinton and I have voted for the Republican presidential ticket since I could vote. I do care about social and economic issues affecting every American, but given the war in Ukraine, there is only one issue that we as Ukrainian Americans must focus on: Ukraine. […] …read more Source: The...

    A tale of two platforms
    Aug05

    A tale of two platforms

    America’s two political parties ended their conventions in July and published their party platforms. Was Ukraine mentioned? I checked. The DNC platform read: “Russia is engaging in destabilizing actions along its borders, violating Ukraine’s sovereignty and attempting to recreate spheres of influence that undermine American...

    Hillary Clinton, Ukraine and other things
    Aug05

    Hillary Clinton, Ukraine and other things

    In June, I wrote about the Trump campaign and its disturbing links to Russian President Vladimir Putin and disgraced Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. Since then, lots of other articles have appeared on the same topic: “Putin’s Puppet,” Slate; “Hillary Clinton is Running Against Vladimir Putin,” The Atlantic; “Trump Campaign Guts GOP...

    UCCA statement on platforms of U.S. political parties
    Aug05

    UCCA statement on platforms of U.S. political parties

    The statement below was released by the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America on July 21. The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, the nation’s largest representation of over 1 million Ukrainians in America, continually monitors positions and statements made throughout every election cycle concerning U.S. foreign policy and the...

    Republicans Among Foreign Policy Leaders to Condemn Trump’s ‘Disgraceful’ Policies
    Aug05

    Republicans Among Foreign Policy Leaders to Condemn Trump’s ‘Disgraceful’ Policies

    Several Republicans joined former ambassadors, senior administration officials, and military officers to condemn Donald Trump on Thursday for his “disgraceful” comments regarding the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Russia. The 37 signatories of the open letter, first obtained by the Washington Post, denounced Trump’s recent...

    Trump Time Capsule #70: ‘An Unwitting Agent of the Russian Federation’
    Aug05

    Trump Time Capsule #70: ‘An Unwitting Agent of the Russian Federation’

    I first met Michael Morell more than 25 years ago, when he was a young economic analyst for the CIA and I had returned from several years in Japan. It was at an unclassified meeting about economic trends in Asia. (As a reporter working overseas, you routinely meet or interview analysts from various countries’ intelligence services. Usually...

    In Europe, a star rabbi pumps Christian money into Jewish exodus project
    Aug05

    In Europe, a star rabbi pumps Christian money into Jewish exodus project

    PARIS (JTA) — The summer drizzle that soaked the French capital did little to dampen Yechiel Eckstein’s enthusiasm as he arrived with his wife Joelle to the city’s Great Synagogue for a private tour of this epicenter of French Jewry. An Israeli-American Orthodox rabbi who grew up in Canada, Eckstein was in Paris in June to oversee a...

    The Morning Vertical, August 5, 2016
    Aug05

    The Morning Vertical, August 5, 2016

    Your Daily Roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...